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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Executive Aide
Classification Code 42000
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Executive Aide
Position Number 133360
Pay Grade 6
Department Social Work - 21750
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Computer literate, people friendly and organized.

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED plus three (3) years secretarial office experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date October 1998
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Receptionist for students and faculty; greets visitors, ascertain nature of business.

Using Windows, and Corel WordPerfect Suite, type correspondence, forms, course syllabi, examinations and course material.

Key operator for copier.

Compose routine letters and memoranda.

Attend training and informational sessions as necessary to keep with current changes.

Handle income and outgoing mail and distributes in a timely manner.

Using SIS system, key schedules, clear students, give student permits, obtain information regarding students address, grades, and obtain information for faculty for enrollments.

Secretary for the National Phi Alpha Honor Society which includes: ordering certificates, answering a large volume of questions regarding Phi Alpha, sending materials to chapters, complete disbursement vouchers, keep all Phi Alpha information up to date.

Order supplies.

Order exam copies of texts and desk copies for faculty.

Type contracts for adjunct faculty.

Type summer contract for faculty.

Supervise activities of student workers assigned to the department.

Type travel and department requisitions.

Administer tests when requested by faculty.

Update and maintain student files.

Assign new students and advisor and keep updated lists.

Input data into the TRS payroll system for sick leave, annual leave, and hours worked for student workers.

Responsible for Procard for department.

Job Duty Type Essential
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Keep office space clean.

Clean and reorganize supply cabinets.

Clean and reorganize files which contain forms and other items.

Job Duty Type Secondary